The Green Papers: Michigan 2007 Off Year Election
This page is for offices up for election in 2007. Find 2008 elections here.
 
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Elections for Statewide offices and Congress
Electoral Votes:17(3.16% of 538)
Governor:1 
Senators:2(Electoral Classes 1 and 2)
2002-2010 Representatives:15(3.45% of 435)
2000 Census:9,955,829 (3.53% of 281,998,273)
Estimated Voting age population (November 2000):7,358,000
Registered Voters (November 2000):6,861,342
Capital:Lansing
 

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Michigan State and Local Government

           

U.S. Senate  6 year term. No Term Limit. 110th Senate  Senate Electoral Classes

Class 1 Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow
First elected: 2000; re-elected 2006
[also served in U.S. House- elected: 1996, 1998]
Seat up for election: Tuesday 6 November 2012

Class 2 Democratic Senator Carl Levin
First elected: 1978; re-elected: 1984, 1990, 1996, 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms, All Governors

  Democratic Governor Jennifer M. Granholm
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Chair up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Chair - At term limit

Lieutenant Governor  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms. Nominated by convention separately from the gubernatorial primary; elected on same ticket with Governor.

  Democratic Lieutenant Governor John D. Cherry, Jr.
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Lieutenant Governor is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit
  
Candidates for Lieutenant Governor are nominated by political parties at their fall state convention (Michigan Election Law, Act 116 of 1954, Section 168.72).

110th U.S. House of Representatives  2 year term, Election Cycle 2006, 2008. No Term Limit. 110th House
Partisan Composition (primary disposition):
6 Democratic (6 Undetermined);
9 Republican (9 Undetermined)

CD 1
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Democratic Congressman Bart Stupak
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 2
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Republican Congressman Peter Hoekstra
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 3
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Republican Congressman Vernon J. Ehlers
First elected in Special Election, 7 December 1993, re: death of Congressman Paul Henry, 31 July 1993
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 4
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Republican Congressman David Lee "Dave" Camp
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 5
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Democratic Congressman Dale E. Kildee
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 6
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Republican Congressman Frederick Stephen "Fred" Upton
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 7
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Republican Congressman Timothy L. "Tim" Walberg
First elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 8
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Republican Congressman Michael J. "Mike" Rogers
First elected: 2000
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 9
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Republican Congressman Joseph K. "Joe" Knollenberg
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 10
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Republican Congressman Candice S. Miller
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 11
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Republican Congressman Thaddeus G. McCotter
First elected: 2002
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 12
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Democratic Congressman Sander M. "Sandy" Levin
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 13
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Democratic Congressman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick
First elected: 1996
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 14
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Democratic Congressman John Conyers, Jr.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

CD 15
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Democratic Congressman John D. Dingell
First elected in 1955 in a special election to fill the seat of his deceased father, John Dingell.
Seat up for election: Tuesday 4 November 2008

Secretary of State  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Secretary of State is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit
  
Candidates for Secretary of State are nominated by political parties at their fall state convention (Michigan Election Law, Act 116 of 1954, Section 168.72).

Attorney General  4 year term, Election Cycle: 2006, 2010. Term Limit: 2 consecutive 4-year terms

  Republican Attorney General Mike Cox
First elected: 2002; re-elected: 2006
Seat up for election: Tuesday 2 November 2010
The current Attorney General is affected by a term limit and cannot run for re-election.
Open Seat - At term limit
  
Candidates for Attorney General are nominated by political parties at their fall state convention (Michigan Election Law, Act 116 of 1954, Section 168.72).

Political Parties    Parties appear in parenthesis and italics when a candidate receives the endorsement of a given Party and/or official sources indicate a candidate's association with a particular Party but only where the Party in question does not appear on the actual ballot as such.

Major Parties
  Democratic (affiliates): 10 incumbents
  Republican: 11 incumbents
 
Candidates running under the banner of more than one party are counted towards each party's total. A candidate who has lost a primary or is apparently no longer a candidate is not counted.

Notes

Candidates for office appear on this page in italics where 'The Green Papers' does not yet have independent confirmation from an election authority that the person so listed will actually appear on the ballot.
 
FEC indicates the Federal Election Commission (FEC) Campaign Finance Summary "Total Receipts" for candidates for Federal Office.

 


  2007 Off Year Election Home  
 
  U.S. Senate Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Gubernatorial Popular Vote by Party  
  U.S. House Popular Vote and FEC Total Receipts by Party  
  Close Contests Summary - Decision by 2% or less  
  Contests Where No Candidate Received a Majority  
 
2007 Election Dates:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
Poll Closing Times:   Chronologically   --   Alphabetically  
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  Governors     Senate     House  
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  Senators by 'Class'  
  Governors by election 'cycle'  
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  Gubernatorial Primaries at a Glance  
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  Open Governor's Chairs, Senate and House Seats (the incumbent is not running for re-election)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with no incumbent running for them  
  Uncontested Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats (one candidate running for office)  
  Governor's Chairs, Senate, and U.S. House Seats with only one major party candidate running for office  
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  2007 Partisan Composition by State  
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  Political Parties  
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  Senate Electoral Classes  
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  Statewide Political Party Strength  


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